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Kim Garrett

Ely, MN
North House Folk School photo of instructor, Kim Garrett

Kim started rosemaling 12 years ago by taking a class at North House Folk School with instructor Mary Schliep. She fell in love with it and has been painting ever since. Kim has studied with several Vesterheim Gold Medal-winning rosemaling instructors. She also studied with master artists in Norway and Sweden. Kim’s goal is to bring together a blend of traditional Scandinavian folk art with modern techniques and point of view.

Current Courses Offered by Kim Garrett

Teaser image for <p>Advanced Scandinavian Painting: Holi-Dala Horse: Online</p>

Advanced Scandinavian Painting: Holi-Dala Horse: Online

Please note this is an Online Course. Get festive with Scandinavian Folk Painting on a wooden Dala horse plaque. Kim has designed a new holiday-themed Dala horse that will give painters with some painting/rosemaling experience a chance to practice skills. We'll gather on Zoom to paint together over a Friday…
Fri, Nov 12th, 2021  –  Sat, Nov 13th, 2021
Day 1: 2-5pm CST Day 2: 10am-4pm CST
Instructor: Kim Garrett
Teaser image for Rosemaling: Valdres Style

Rosemaling: Valdres Style

Rosemaling is a decorative painting style that originated in Norway where it traditionally decorated churches, homes, and farmhouse interiors. The Valdres style of rosemaling originated in the Valdres valley and is known for its strong floral motif. This course emphasizes the basic techniques of painting these traditional floral bouquets. Students…
Fri, Oct 29th, 2021  –  Sun, Oct 31st, 2021
9am-5pm each day
Instructors: Kim Garrett, Mary Schliep

Past Courses Offered by Kim Garrett

Norwegian Telemark Style Rosemaling: Holi-dala Horse Online Course

Rosemaling Online Course: Hallingdal-Style Plate

Rosemaling Online Course: Os Project

Rosemaling Online Course: Os Skills Refresher

Rosemaling Online Course: Os-Style Flowers

Rosemaling Online Course: Valdres-Style Flowers

Rosemaling: Choose Your Own Telemark or Valdres Adventure

Rosemaling: Os Style

Rosemaling: Shaded Telemark Style & Traditions

Rosemaling: Shaded Telemark Style & Traditions

Swedish Folk Painting